Posts tagged ‘Muddy Waters’

November 23, 2011

This Day in Music History – Jason Fickel on Robert Johnson

It was today in 1936 that Robert Johnson laid down his first recordings.  Here to talk about the man and his own three degrees of separation is Jason Fickel.

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May 2, 2011

Atlas Mix – Volume 3 – States

We’re doing a cool little thing with The Atlas, our local whiskey and skeeball joint.  Once a month we’re slipping a mix into their jukebox with a series we’re calling An Atlas Themed Mix (For An Atlas Themed Bar).

Volume 3 is themed around States…and for those of you farther than a responsible cab ride from The Atlas – you can check it out below.

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April 4, 2011

This Day in Music History

It was this day in 1913 that McKinley Morganfield was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi.  The world would come to know him as Muddy Waters, the creator of Chicago blues, an electrified and more urban version of the music of his delta home.  We’ve pulled some of our favorite videos of Muddy for the occasion.  Check them out below.

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